Sunday, February 5, 2023

Tag: South Dakota

How South Dakota became a tax haven for the super-rich

As the Pandora Papers exposed, for the last 30 years, multimillionaires and billionaires have parked their wealth in the state of South Dakota to avoid taxation and secure dynastic wealth for generations.

Standoff in South Dakota: Cheyenne River Sioux refuse governor’s demand to...

The Cheyenne River Sioux and Oglala Sioux tribes say the checkpoints are the best way to protect against the coronavirus entering their communities, which are not equipped to handle an outbreak.

3 states pass anti-pipeline protest bills in two weeks

"While we are all paying attention to COVID-19 and the congressional stimulus packages, state legislatures are quietly passing fossil-fuel-backed anti-protest laws."

South Dakota pipeline spill twice the size as first thought

A final report to show the damage done is due to appear within the next few weeks.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.